Fayetteville has a total population of 58,047 and a student population of 20,000. Of these students, 19,849 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
The largest education school in Fayetteville, by student population, is University of Arkansas. In 2010, University of Arkansas graduated approximately 158 students with credentials in education.
A reported 324 students graduated with credentials in education in Fayetteville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fayetteville's education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,241 per year in instate tuition and $27,118 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,082 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Fayetteville. And if you live on campus at one of the Fayetteville-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,732 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in education, if you decide to work as an education professional in Fayetteville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,010 education professionals in Arkansas, 1,890 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. The number of education professionals in Fayetteville is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Fayetteville, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.